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Jul 19, 2011 10:00pm PDT
of baghlan in northern afghanistan. jsoc has unleashed a series of night raids and air strikes against insurgent leaders here. we've arranged a meeting with a group of taliban who have just survived one of these attacks. they are on the run, and the meeting has taken months to arrange. we find the taliban gathered at the grave of their former commander, killed in a us air strike on this spot. >> narrator: until recently, khalid amin was a foot soldier. he now controls around 50 taliban fighters, after two senior commanders were killed by special forces. >> narrator: frontline was unable to verify the number of taliban in baghlan. but what's clear is that attacks by the taliban have continued across this province since the kill/capture raids began. >> we're killing a lot of mid- level commanders, but they get replaced by other mid-level commanders. so it hurts them in the sense that they have to promote new people, but they just promote new people. and the more raids we do like this, the more we upset and aggrieve the afghan population, the more support they get. >> narrator: matthew ho
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